Utter Earl F., age 80, of Richfield died peacefully at home on July 27, 2002. Preceded in death by infant son, Jon Mathew; and infant daughter, Tracy Ann; sister, Louella Harves; and brother, Lish. Survived by his much-loved ``Chug'' of 59 years, Bernice; children, Sandy (Mike) Thomas, Mark, Luke (Sandy), Holly (Bob) Pearl; brother, Everett (Pam); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Earl was born in Barton, ND and grew up in Bemidji. After he and Bernice married, they raised a family in Richfield. He traveled the Northern tier states for Champion Paper/Dairypak Division. He will be remembered for his ability to troubleshoot, build, and fix anything. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, July 30, 10 am, with visitation an hour prior at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 6730 Nicollet Av. S. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family. Werness Brothers 612-927-8641

Published on July 28, 2002

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